Paralegal

Legal | Seattle, WA

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Job ID:
R-KJ0517
Location:
Seattle, WA
Post Date:
05/16/2017
Department:
Legal

COME PLAY!

Since its founding in 2002, Big Fish has been the world’s largest producer and distributor of casual games, with titles which continuously land us at the top of app store charts. Today, we’re bounding into the mid-core space, exploring new and exciting forms of gameplay, and producing more fun than ever! Big Fish is home to six individual studios, each with its own unique style of game-play. Together, we’re united under a common goal: to produce and develop the very best in mobile gaming, and bring fun and entertainment to our millions of customers across the globe!

THE MISSION

We’re looking for an exceptionally bright and self-motivated paralegal to join this highly dynamic and fast-moving in-house legal team. This role requires the confidence and communication skills to effectively interface with colleagues and clients, attention to detail, the ability to meet tight deadlines, efficient organizational skills, and the ability to switch gears at a moment's notice.   

THIS INCLUDES…

  • Assist in the drafting and negotiation of NDAs and commercial contracts
  • Support the continuous improvement of standard form agreements and legal processes
  • Conduct and perform preliminary analysis of trademark clearance searches, maintain records and prepare reports to internal business clients
  • Assist with other intellectual property matters
  • Conduct legal research as needed on various topics as they arise
  • Prepare responses to subpoenas and other governmental and law enforcement inquiries
  • Assist with the management of corporate maintenance
  • Assist with other legal team needs and projects as they arise

REQUIRED ABILITIES, ACHIEVEMENTS, AND XP

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of law firm or in-house legal department experience, including experience drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, preferably in the technology space
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Outlook is essential, as well as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Impeccable judgment and the ability to make sound decisions, take initiative, and simplify
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Adaptable, flexible and able to prioritize and efficiently execute a high volume and broad scope of tasks with a varying number of stakeholders within tight deadlines
  • Excel at independent work while also able to collaborate with others
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to handle confidential information using a high degree of tact, discretion and diplomacy
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly
BONUS POINTS!
  • Experience in trademark clearance/preliminary availability searches
  • Knowledge of TESS and eCO
  • Knowledge of IP enforcement (i.e. familiarity with dispute policies, takedown notices)
  • Knowledge of Serengeti

LET’S GO!

We’ve come a long way, and continue to grow, with just over 600 employees across our Seattle headquarters, Oakland studio, and Luxembourg office. Located in Lower Queen Anne, our corporate offices are conveniently located on the beautiful Puget Sound, just outside the hustle-and-bustle of Downtown. We’re a short walk from great Seattle attractions like Seattle Center, the Olympic Sculpture Garden, shops and restaurants at the pier, and a variety of food truck hot-spots.

Need commuting options? We’re right along multiple bus routes for the transit-takers, the Elliott Bay trail for cyclists, and have a secure on-site garage for two and four-wheeled commuters. Our facilities are built around work and play, with state of the art tools and software, and amenities that make work fun! Take a break in one of our game rooms, refresh yourself with a free snack or beverage, or get out for some fresh air on one of our waterside balconies.

On top of all this, we’ve got you covered with great benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, retirement options, transportation and fitness discounts, and great work-life balance!

Want to discover more about life at Big Fish? Check us out on TheMuse.com!

Be the next Big Fish in the Pond!